Ford's Fairways Historical

Ford's Fairways Historical (HM1ULF)

Location: Dearborn, MI 48128 Wayne County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 19.066', W 83° 15.347'

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at the Dearborn Country Club

It was a gift for his hometown.
Henry Ford developed an 18-hole golf course at Outer Drive and Military Street that opened in 1925. With the course designed by Donald Ross and the clubhouse designed by architect Albert Kahn, Ford wanted to put Dearborn on par with affluent enclaves like "The Pointes" and "The Hills." But he wanted the golf course open to everyone.

The clubhouse was used for Ford family parties and dinners until it was purchased by the members in 1952 to become a private club.

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Henry and Clara Ford forbade the sale or consumption of alcohol or tobacco on the premises of "The Club."
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HM NumberHM1ULF
Series This marker is part of the series
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Placed ByMotorcities National Heritage Area, National Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 23rd, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 314109 N 4687522
Decimal Degrees42.31776667, -83.25578333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 19.066', W 83° 15.347'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 19' 3.96" N, 83° 15' 20.82" W
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Area Code(s)313
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 851-899 N Military St, Dearborn MI 48128, US
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